Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 February 2019

224 Pages | 11

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190915407

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Empire of Letters

Writing in Roman Literature and Thought from Lucretius to Ovid

Stephanie Ann Frampton

  • Presents new ways to imagine the history of the book within the context of the Roman Empire
  • A history of the Roman alphabet that explores how writing, as a tool, shaped the Roman imagination
  • A careful analysis of ancient texts that examines how Romans thought about the world, their work, and their identities

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